weight bearing


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weight-bearing

adjective Referring to the ability of a part of the body to resist or support weight.

weight bearing

Supporting some or all of the mass of the body on bones, muscles, and tendons, e.g. those that have been recently injured and are now being rehabilitated.
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John Early, Orthopedic Surgeon at TIS said, "With the advent of weight bearing CT, the surgeon will now be able to more fully evaluate bone structure and joint integrity under the patient's weight bearing conditions.
Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Penn Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania Health System were some of the first institutions to start offering weight bearing CT services to patients.
This finding was apparent across the range of motion in the weight bearing exercise, and only at 10 degrees knee flexion in the non weight bearing exercise.
They also noted that even in weight bearing conditions, increased gliding is observed in ACL deficient subjects, and hence their was a need for further research examining the efficacy of weight bearing exercises for ACL deficient individuals.
The two-person "under arm" transfer method has been eliminated and replaced by more therapeutic methods that encourage weight bearing and active participation.
The best exercise is weight bearing exercise in the form of squatting movements (squats, lunges, step-ups, etc.
The results of these studies indicated that chronic administration of milnacipran caused a reduction in SNL induced pain in rats, as indicated by improved weight bearing in the injured paw.
In addition, the lumbar spine will be studied in a wide range of conditions in both the recumbent and weight bearing positions.
More than 50 million American suffer from osteoarthritis, a progressive degenerative disease that affects primarily the hands and weight bearing joints.
NS Group's industrial products include special bar quality (SBQ) products used in critical weight bearing applications.
SBQ products are used in critical weight bearing applications such as suspension systems, gears, and drive axles for tractors and off-road vehicles.
We are targeting other industries that have demanding engineering requirements for things such as turning radius, weight bearing capability, stability, etc.